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Neo10   6/8/2011 2:32:21 AM
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The boss got sick and won't be coming in this week!

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MR.R   6/8/2011 5:00:08 AM
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The person got promotion in his domain.

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Pondee   6/8/2011 5:24:40 AM
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Testing the new ESD compliant trampolines.

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SLNS   6/8/2011 6:24:39 AM
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Ball is in your court!!!

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David Ashton   6/8/2011 10:35:43 AM
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Whadd'ya wanna debounce for?? Bouncing is FUN!!!

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Rick_Hille   6/8/2011 1:37:31 PM
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I don't...care what...you think...Victor...I get...my best...ideas...this way!!

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ChipCost   6/8/2011 3:44:22 PM
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Amplitude modulation isn't as difficult as you think.

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lcovey   6/8/2011 3:53:00 PM
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Just a few more, Bob. Almost got this pulse generator calibrated.

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gmorita   6/8/2011 5:11:47 PM
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I'm switching on the anti-grav drive in 5...4...3...2...1

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MXer773   6/8/2011 7:32:29 PM
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After weeks of unsuccessful brainstorming trying to figure out how to take the product to the next level, Jerry decided to try a different approach.

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ndancer   6/8/2011 7:38:02 PM
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Freaky Sie hopping...

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MarkBort   6/8/2011 7:47:13 PM
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Flubber Pad II prototype monitored as it delivers an unexpected series of uniform highs.

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borkubed   6/9/2011 12:12:20 AM
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Well I'm stumped! For some reason, this motion detector circuit is seeing a much larger reflection every 9th or 10th bounce.

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zeeglen   6/9/2011 2:13:53 AM
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Where the heck is all this ground bounce coming from?

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Tarun.Chaplot   6/9/2011 2:36:52 AM
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Go Green! I can generate signals with different modulations without these Analyzers and CROs.

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ATUL SRIVASTAVA   6/9/2011 10:50:24 AM
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100X performance improvement ..my manager is still not believing .. he is out there checking !!

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PPettit   6/9/2011 3:35:01 PM
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Just a little more the battery is almost charged.

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drkepley   6/9/2011 4:02:54 PM
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Out of work, Joe Engineer bounced higher as he dreamed of working in a lab once again!

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adamhoffert   6/9/2011 5:20:50 PM
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When I said that frequency hopping was a requirement for this project, that's not exactly what I meant...

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Tony Tewell   6/9/2011 6:01:44 PM
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The intern's demo of a half-sine wave was at least creative.

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JOtt   6/9/2011 6:05:15 PM
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Typical day at work, engineers doing the work, management hopping from decision to decision.

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Ed1234   6/9/2011 8:16:30 PM
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"I just love qualifying new accelerometer ICs!"

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ruthlessberger   6/9/2011 8:20:47 PM
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Shortly after installing a cappuccino machine, the company had to install a trampoline.

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old account Frank Eory   6/9/2011 11:08:44 PM
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Ground bounce? I thought you said Clown bounce!

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Sheetal.Pandey   6/10/2011 1:33:37 AM
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I am the candle on the cake of electronic circuits thats controlled remotely.

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paddy_FS   6/10/2011 6:07:50 AM
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It is hardware bug.... (thank god not my software)

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Raghuraman   6/10/2011 9:34:02 AM
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I bounced the idea that Manager and I swap places for a day and I cant believe that he took it seriously :)

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Etcherman   6/10/2011 11:52:08 AM
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Dave is know for Springing into his work

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GuyNextDoor   6/10/2011 6:21:13 PM
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Trust me. I'm your boss. This will fix your problem. This is how we avoided the judgement day.

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madmcmac   6/10/2011 7:09:00 PM
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This will be a bigger source of alternative energy than wind power.

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Joel84   6/10/2011 7:14:20 PM
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Bob, that's not what I meant by finding simple harmonic motion!

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efong   6/10/2011 7:17:10 PM
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This is how a sine wave looks like !!

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MinRxMx   6/10/2011 7:26:52 PM
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Sorry, Fred, you must have sat in the nanobot ant simulators.

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Joseph.Hyer   6/10/2011 7:35:10 PM
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Are you sure we can calibrate my circuit this way?

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Don.Ransbury   6/10/2011 7:45:38 PM
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C'mon Jim, you've got to hit 100 hz or I'm bringin' in the new guy.

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JOtt   6/10/2011 8:57:16 PM
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Ray finally figured out how to handle micro managers. He taught them how to help with debouncing.

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Parreco   6/10/2011 9:00:43 PM
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As soon as the boss finished saying "No more clowning around in the lab" Bill's passive-aggressive nature took over, once again!!

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KM6VV   6/10/2011 9:06:54 PM
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Hay! It's MY way to test accelerometers!

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KM6VV   6/10/2011 9:07:24 PM
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Management can't hit a moving target!

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CoreyCoop   6/11/2011 2:47:55 AM
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And I had to get stuck with the boss's son as an intern.

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gvictor   6/11/2011 4:16:08 AM
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Fred, thanks for helping with our energy harvesting experiments. Hey, how are you on a pogo stick?

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gvictor   6/11/2011 4:38:54 AM
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Nice full wave rectifier waveform! Now give me a square wave with a 50% duty cycle.

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t.alex   6/11/2011 11:29:50 AM
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Time to test the debouncing circuit.

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Smart Battman   6/11/2011 9:27:17 PM
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Ted was flummoxed, this was the first time in 30 years that his patent de-bounce circuit had failed, perhaps there was something in this software fad after all.

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gvictor   6/11/2011 11:04:57 PM
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Ok Fred, keep going just like that. Next, you'll feel a slight tingling. Going on-grid, 3,2,1...

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agk   6/12/2011 8:02:56 AM
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jump jump jump your aura is now reaching the orbits of pluto and neptune try a little more jump out of the solar sytem ¤ ¤ ¤ ? joy

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KB3001   6/12/2011 1:07:13 PM
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Oh joy, not even Smart Joe can figure this out!

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dBruceP   6/12/2011 8:09:52 PM
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Engineers at play: Harmonic Analysis of Trampoline

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ash9   6/13/2011 1:12:35 AM
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Damit Fred, relax, your beta waves are increasing the sensitivity of interactive biofeedback program. asH

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didymus7   6/13/2011 10:24:51 AM
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Bounce Faster, I need 1 Mhz!

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didymus7   6/13/2011 10:25:34 AM
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Just one more bounce and Jack entered the mega-hurts region.

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didymus7   6/13/2011 10:27:54 AM
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This picture shows the state of the accelerometer just before Dale brought down the house.

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didymus7   6/13/2011 10:28:58 AM
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I'm trying to work! I told you not to fling your sneakers up there!

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didymus7   6/13/2011 10:30:04 AM
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In this diagram we see the watchdog circuit monitoring the line frequency as it bounces around.

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jkdrum   6/13/2011 1:22:33 PM
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Bill and George are testing their prototype for a piezoelectric trampoline.

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jkdrum   6/13/2011 1:23:19 PM
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Green energy generation has become way too ridiculous.

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didymus7   6/13/2011 4:26:13 PM
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Leave it to marketing to specify seismic energy harvesting.

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didymus7   6/13/2011 4:27:12 PM
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The Boss was right, Jack doesn't have the balls for this, at least not anymore...

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didymus7   6/13/2011 4:28:01 PM
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Yeah, just count the dents in the ceiling tile!

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didymus7   6/13/2011 4:29:38 PM
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Are you trying for escape velocity or just a pink slip?

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skal_jp   6/14/2011 11:30:01 PM
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- Did you check the frequency hopping function? - Yeah. It works great !

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M_S   6/15/2011 6:16:59 PM
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NOW we're having fun debugging!

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spreadspcowboy   6/17/2011 8:06:09 PM
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Wow Fred, you bouncing up and down with the transmitter in your pocked works a lot better than the fading simulator we bought.

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KCJ2   6/17/2011 9:01:19 PM
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You really shouldn't have ask him "How high?" when your manager said "JUMP!"

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NILESH.ASHER   6/17/2011 11:19:31 PM
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What you said truly and provably resonated with me.

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sparky7   6/17/2011 11:44:09 PM
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NASA, with it's revised budget, has been busy working on the shuttle replacement project.

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Reagan.Thomas   6/18/2011 4:05:26 PM
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James, I'm showing some odd clipping on the large-scale electrostatic transducer... James?

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jjgray   6/20/2011 11:00:06 AM
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I vote for gmorita's antigravitiy caption :-)

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Paul Glaubitz   6/20/2011 2:52:56 PM
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Jim got his excersize by jumping to conclusions, while Bob prefered an evidence based approach. (I'll leave it to the reader to assign dept representation...)

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Quantimm   6/21/2011 6:38:58 AM
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"Bob, you're doing a great job! I heard a rumor that Corporate has approved the purchase of our klystron tube. It shouldn't take more that a week to arrive. You can stop after I install it."

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agk   6/21/2011 7:15:54 AM
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Hi Jumpee jump a little more reach the escape velocity to break free the earth's gravitational force and fly!

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WireMan0   6/21/2011 2:53:57 PM
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During "Take Your Kid To Work" day, Bill decided to let his son try the trampoline before rather than after the taco lunch.

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Pondee   6/22/2011 6:10:17 AM
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For the last time, it is NOT Frequently hopping! It's Frequency hopping!!

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Don.Swaab   6/22/2011 12:39:27 PM
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I expected the new employee fitness center to be bigger than this.

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Robotics Developer   6/22/2011 9:50:50 PM
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High Tech Vibration Lab testing...

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mgburr   6/23/2011 12:46:35 PM
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Keep going Bob(you sales weasel), I think I've almost got the ground noise pin pointed. (now how do YOU like jumping through hoops :P :P :P)

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Duane Benson   6/23/2011 6:39:12 PM
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No more tangled cords with the universal energy harvesting cell phone charging accessory.

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David Ashton   6/24/2011 8:58:47 AM
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Only 5 more minutes and I get the company "Energizer Bunny" award this month!!!

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Jim.Platz   6/24/2011 7:17:03 PM
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Ok Bob, a little to your left. No, your other left.

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xWINDman   6/24/2011 8:26:42 PM
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Nice joke Bob... the only bounce up in pay for this year!

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xWINDman   6/24/2011 8:28:35 PM
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So that's how Jump Start works in a spacecraft computer...

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ANON1254417770086   6/24/2011 10:39:32 PM
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Uncle Sam is watching!

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WireMan0   6/25/2011 9:11:07 PM
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The PCB design team reminded Bob they needed space on the board for a short jumper.

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Chuck.Hill   6/27/2011 1:29:59 AM
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Bob . . stop playing with our new vibration testing station.

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Rick_Hille   6/28/2011 6:49:49 PM
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Keep bouncin', that scope probe cap ain't anywhere on the bench or the floor, so it's gotta be on you somewhere. Dang, I hate losing those costly little things!

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We are trying everything to reproduce that error, everything!

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